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Question from Brenda Phillips

what are chewing lice? and why does some flea treatments say that they treat this and others dont? How do i know if my cats have them?Also how do i know if they have ear mites,and i have been using ear drops over the counter and my cats still scratch their ears til the fur is gone from their ears to their eyebrows. The 2 females are 8 yrs. old and have been fixed,the male is a stray that came here as a kitten so i think he is about 3 yrs old and i have not had the money to have him fixed,so he is in and outdoor cat,the females are indoor only. i am a disabled 63 yr young female,so i dont have the money to take them to the vet.But they are my Babies and i buy the best food and flea treatments i can! I do not know about worm treatments and how often to use or any thing else i might need to be doing for them to make sure they have a good life! Since i am on a very slim budget i need to know the best and cheapest way of taking care of all their needs,so your help is very needed!! Thank you for your time

Our Vet Says:

Chewing lice are external parasites and to have diagnosis for this you need to see them and for ear mites you would need a vet diagnosis for this. To treat these problems without a vet consultation you need to use Revolution or Advantage Multi, both are prescription products and you need to see your vet for the prescription. Ear mites go from one cat to another, they do not need to go out. For internal parasites you need to treat every 3 months and you need to treat all the cats at the same time. We have a few options on the website for internal parasite treatments: Cat Lover, Felex or Valucat Paste. You will probably find that our prices are lower than your vet.





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I bought advantage 2 for my dogs. I have 4 and three of them weigh about the same. The smaller one weighs about 25 lbs. I need to know why the advantage is not working on them and also if you could recommend a flea and tick medicine that will work. They stay inside more than out. My girls are itching up a storm and I feel bad for them. Please help us. BTW Sable was a few months younger in the picture. Thanks, D. Ford ...?

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